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    People take part in a march dubbed marche sur l'Elysée called by the Social Front against the Government's measures on assisted jobs, labour law reform and solidarity tax on wealth form (Impot de Solidarite sur la Fortune or ISF in French) reform, in Paris on November 18, 2017

    Protest Against Macron's Policies Takes Place in Paris (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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    Anti-Macron protesters have taken to the streets of the French capital on Saturday.

    The Paris rally against French President Emmanuel Macron's policies has resulted in havoc, with aggressively behaving young people smashing the windows of banks and shops.

    The "March to the Elysee Palace" was organized by left-wing political parties and French trade union organizations.

    A picture taken on November 18, 2017 shows Police officers walking by the Saudi embassy in Paris vandalised on the sideline of a march dubbed marche sur l'Elysée called by the Social Front against the Government's measures on assisted jobs, labour law reform and solidarity tax on wealth form (Impot de Solidarite sur la Fortune or ISF in French) reform
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    A picture taken on November 18, 2017 shows Police officers walking by the Saudi embassy in Paris vandalised on the sideline of a march dubbed "marche sur l'Elysée" called by the Social Front against the Government's measures on assisted jobs, labour law reform and solidarity tax on wealth form (Impot de Solidarite sur la Fortune or ISF in French) reform

    A number of protests have been held to express opposition to the president's labor reforms which cut the power of trade unions and allow for easier layoffs of workers.

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    Pension reform, abandoning unemployment insurance, reducing subsidized employment contracts raise concerns among the French, who see these social reforms as benefiting the rich. The legislation, which was signed into law by Macron on September 22, has sparked mass protests throughout France starting September.

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